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Royal Bank of Canada

Rising Stars in Banking & Capital Markets

Proudly sponsored by Goldman Sachs

“Goldman Sachs is delighted to sponsor the Banking and Capital Markets Rising Star Award, which recognises women who are role models and future leaders in the industry. As a firm, we continue to be focused on developing and supporting women talent and reaching gender parity over time and hold ourselves accountable via our aspirational goals. An inclusive workplace where all of our people can thrive as their authentic selves enables us to innovate more and better serve the evolving needs of our clients. Awards such as this are critical to providing a platform for both recognition and broader dialogue across the industry.”

ERIKA IRISH BROWN, CHIEF DIVERSITY OFFICER, GOLDMAN SACHS
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Rising Stars in Defence

Proudly sponsored by the British Army

“The Army is delighted to be a sponsor of the Rising Stars Awards 2021. We pride ourselves on being an organisation that drives a culture of diversity and inclusion – vitally underpinning our future success. These awards offer us an opportunity to recognise and thank people who make a significant difference both in the Armed Forces and from within the society we serve.”

MAJOR GENERAL DAVID EASTMAN MBE, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING REGIONAL COMMAND, BRITISH ARMY

Rising Stars in Energy & Utilities

Proudly sponsored by National Grid

“At National Grid, our vision is to build and develop an inclusive culture and a diverse workforce that is fully representative of the communities we serve. But this is a time where it is about more than that. As the world races towards net zero and tackling climate change, we have some real stars in the sector who are working on tomorrow’s solutions. So we need to do everything we can to develop and promote them because our clean energy future depends on them.”

CATHERINE SCHLIEBEN, HEAD OF TALENT, INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY, NATIONAL GRID
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Rising Stars in Insurance

Proudly sponsored by Lloyd's of London

“Ensuring that we recognise and develop emerging female talent is critical to building and motivating top performers across our sector. Within Insurance, we want to encourage women to step forward and progress their careers, which is why we are delighted to continue sponsoring the insurance category of the WeAreTheCity Rising Stars Awards.”

MARC MCKENNA-COLES, BA HONS, GLOBAL DIVERSITY & INCLUSION MANAGER, LLOYD’S

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